FreeCORONAVIRUS • oregon • business Apr. 1
Gov. Kate Brown issues 90-day moratorium on commercial evictions
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown placed a 90-day moratorium on commercial evictions for nonpayment Wednesday, bringing relief to thousands of businesses facing their first rent payments since losing significant revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • Oregon • History Apr. 1
Oregon Historical Society asks for Oregonians' experiences during COVID-19 pandemic
The Oregon Historical Society has put a call out for one-page letters, or hand-written notes, sharing individual reflections and experiences during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
FreeCORONAVIRUS • Banks • Education Mar. 31
Forest Grove School District students may not return to school this academic year
The state issued a 28 page guidance document for school districts throughout Oregon, mandating a plan for distance learning by April 13. “We are setting up a group to work on how ODE's instructions will look in our district,” said David Warner, a spokesperson for the district.
FreeCONGRESS • wildfires • CORONAVIRUS Mar. 31
National dispatch: Five airtankers join Oregon fleet, Oregon is granted coronavirus disaster declaration by feds
Quick updates from the national level regarding Oregon's congressional delegation and national politics on the local stage. This week, stimulus checks, resources for small businesses, feds grant Oregon a disaster declaration, and air tankers join the U.S. Forest Service fleet to fight Oregon wildfires.
COLUMN • HISTORY • GALES CREEK Mar. 30
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: April 2 - April 8, 1931
What was life like in the Gales Creek Valley in the 1930's? Find out in this installment of the Esther Lilly Hundley diaries. This week, Gladie goes fishing, and takes over writing duties for a bit.